May 24, 1930 - August 17, 2019
Joseph J. Frank, 89, of Rochester, passed away Saturday, August 17, 2019, at his home. Born May 24, 1930, in Rochester Twp., a son of the late Charles P. Sr. and Minnie Bernard Frank, he was a retired cement finisher with Operative Plasterers and Cement Masons for 60 years. He was a member of St. Cecilia Roman Catholic Parish, Rochester. Joseph was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and a member of Rochester VFW Post 128. He enjoyed being with his family and was a devoted father, grandfather and husband. Preceding him in death was his wife, Millie Frank in 2017; five sisters, Mary LaRose, Frances Lucas, Elizabeth Pisano Gumpf, Helen VanDorne, and Katherine Frank; and five brothers, Charles P. Jr., Anthony, Helador, James, and Jesse Frank. Surviving are two daughters and a son-in-law, Lori L. Frank, Pittsburgh, and Renee M. and Anthony Patterson, Imperial; three sons and a daughter-in-law, Joseph Jay and Sandy Frank, Medford, N.J.; and Randy P. Frank and Gary D. Frank, both of Rochester; six grandchildren, Robert Wright and his wife Amanda, Michelle Wright, Joseph Frank, Kristen Frank and Anthony “A.J.” and Nicole Patterson; one brother, Donald Frank; three sisters, Peggy Nine, Gay Bobo, and Bernadette Frank; and his canine companion, Sadie. Friends will be received Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. in WILLIAM MURPHY FUNERAL HOME, INC., 349 Adams St., Rochester. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. in St. Cecilia Roman Catholic Church, Rochester Twp. Interment will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Hopewell. A Christian wake service will be held Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. in the funeral home. The family wishes memorial contributions be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. The family wishes to thank Mother Teresa Hospice for the care and comfort given to our dad.
Joseph J. Frank, 89, of Rochester, passed away Saturday, August 17, 2019, at his home. Born May 24, 1930, in Rochester Twp., a son of the late Charles P. Sr. and Minnie Bernard Frank, he was a retired cement finisher with Operative Plasterers... View Obituary & Service Information
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